ENGINE

21/06/2019

This year’s aviation industry gathering in Paris ends with an order intake of more than 1.3 billion US Dollars (about 1.2 billion euros; according to list price) for MTU Aero Engines. The orders for Germany’s leading engine manufacturer mainly result from orders and memorandums of understanding (MoU) for the geared turbofan (GTF) engines of the […]

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20/06/2019

MTU Maintenance Canada has taken possession of a brownfield site adding capacity to the Vancouver operations. The building is located next to Boundary Bay airport, in the Vancouver suburb of Delta and was originally designed and operated as a maintenance facility for helicopters and helicopter engines. The facility will immediately provide much-needed additional expansion space […]

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19/06/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) Type Certification for its Arrano 1A engine, installed in the Airbus Helicopters H160. Arrano is a new generation engine in the 1,100 to 1,300 shp power range, perfectly suited for new four-to-six tonne helicopters. The H160 made its first flight with the Arrano in January […]

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19/06/2019

MTU Aero Engines AG, a leading engine manufacturer and one of the world’s largest engine maintenance providers, has chosen the municipality of Nova Pazova, about 25 kilometers north of Belgrade International Airport as the location for its new repair facility. The company will establish a parts repair shop with a capacity of approximately 400,000 annual […]

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18/06/2019

StandardAero is now celebrating the 10th anniversary of its support of the CFM International CFM56-7B turbofan engine from its world-class overhaul facility in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.  This anniversary comes just two months after StandardAero delivered its 500th CFM56-7B engine, which powers the Boeing 737 Next Generation family of single-aisle airliners. StandardAero launched its CFM56-7B program […]

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18/06/2019

StandardAero has signed an exclusive 3-year maintenance services agreement with GKN Fokker Services, covering the provision of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) support for turboprop engines.   StandardAero will support GKN Fokker Services from its Designated Overhaul Facilities (DOFs) in Gonesse, France; Summerside, PE, Canada; and Seletar, Singapore. Headquartered in the Netherlands, GKN Fokker Services – […]

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17/06/2019

Hybrid, safe and practically noiseless: These are the attributes of an innovative small aircraft, dubbed Silent Air Taxi, e.SAT GmbH, a company based in Aachen, Germany, plans to bring to the market. The new air taxi, which is capable of carrying five passengers, was presented to the public for the first time last week. Today, […]

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12/06/2019

StandardAero recently hosted the 2019 Rolls-Royce RB211-535 Working Together Team (WTT) Customer Conference its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in San Antonio, TX, USA.   The event involved over 80 attendees from 20 different companies, including operators, owners and support providers from Asia, Europe, Oceana and the Americas. Rolls-Royce uses WTT conferences to maximize coordination […]

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05/06/2019

On April 24, 1982, the first-ever airplane powered by CFM56 engines, a Delta Air Lines DC-8-72 powered by the CFM56-2, took to the skies.  In the years after that, CFM International would go on to add seven additional engine models that, today, power more than 20 different commercial and military aircraft types for more than […]

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03/06/2019

StandardAero recently completed the correlation process for its newly upgraded Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-68 test cell at its Summerside, PEI facility in Canada.  The company is now able to complete pass-off testing for PT6A-68 series engines overhauled at the Summerside facility, for customers in Canada, the United States and elsewhere. The 1,250 to 1,600 […]

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23/05/2019

Rolls-Royce is strengthening its Business Aviation services infrastructure by expanding the global network of Authorized Service Centers (ASC) for its large CorporateCare® customer base. The Authorized Service Centers form an important component of the Rolls-Royce services portfolio and add to the existing global service capabilities. The latest addition to the ASC network is Inflite The […]

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22/05/2019

GE Aviation has strengthened its service and support network in critical regions where the Passport-powered Bombardier Global 7500 and CF34-powered Challenger series aircraft and customers are based. GE Aviation named Bombardier’s Tianjin Service Centre in China as an Authorized Service Center for GE’s Passport and CF34-3 engines in April. With the announcement, GE has combined […]

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21/05/2019

In direct response to strong regional customer demands, StandardAero’s Fleetlands, U.K., engine MRO facility has increased capacity by 50% to support its TFE731 engine line MRO services.  As a result, StandardAero can fully process engine overhauls and has recently completed a pair of TFE731 Major Periodic Inspection (MPI) within established U.S. shop turnaround time for […]

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21/05/2019

GE Aviation has renewed an agreement with Istanbul-based MNG Jet to be an Authorized Service Center for GE’s CF34-3 engines that power the Bombardier Challenger series. This agreement gives MNG Jet authorization to perform line maintenance inspections and routine installed engine maintenance, including removal and replacement of engines and engine components, as well as repair […]

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20/05/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has appointed Bernard Barussaud as Executive Vice-President Operations. Bernard succeeds François-Xavier Foubert who has been appointed to another position within the Group. Bernard Barussaud (52) joined the Snecma1 engineering department in 1992. From 1995 he fulfilled  various management roles within the manufacturing department — manufacturing support, fan disk manufacturing — before in […]

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